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Breathtaking Views from Modern Ocean Front Apt. Steps from Good Harbor Beach

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View of the house from the water.


Last updated: 08/26/2015

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 4, rates quoted for 2, each add. person $15./night

This delightful ground floor apartment offers 2 bedrooms (1 queen, twins), 1 bath and a large open plan living room, dining area, and kitchen. Walk out your sliding glass door to a private patio and rocks to the ocean with a breathtaking, south facing view of the Atlantic Ocean and of Salt Island to which you can walk at low tide on a sandbar from Good Harbor Beach. Enjoy the sparkling water and lapping waves. It is a very short walk to beautiful Good Harbor Beach, as well as to a restaurant, a sandwich shop and an ice cream store. Take a short drive to a large supermarket and a drug store. It's about 2 miles to the many marine activities, the restaurants, the working harbor and downtown Gloucester and to the train to Boston. Telephone, cable TV, CD/Radio, microwave, outdoor barbecue and shower, parking for 2 cars. Friendly owners live upstairs. Unsuitable for children under 10. No smoking or pets.

We are new to Home Away though we have been renting our apartment for 30 years with periodic updating and have had many return guests. After your stay, we encourage you to submit a review.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/26/2015

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 950 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Master bedroom on ocean side with a bureau and large closet. Second bedroom with twin beds, two bureaus and a closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower


  • Additional outdoor shower facility.

Other Amenities

  • Not suitable for children under 10 due to safety.


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Good Harbor Beach, one of the best beaches in Massachusetts (or anywhere), is down the street. It is a white fine sand beach all the way into the water with a sand bar out to Salt Island at low tide....moreless

  • Beach View:

    We have a lovely view of most of Good Harbor Beach, of the sandbar to Salt Island at mid to low tide and of Salt Island...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    There is an wonderful expansive view of the Atlantic Ocean from Southeast to Southwest....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    We own the rocks in front of our home, as do our neighbors in front of theirs, with the ocean below. There is a cove and Salt Island beyond. Good Harbor Beach is down the street. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    It is not a resort but a lovely, quiet, private neighborhood....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    We are directly on the water with rocks off the patio....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

  • Saturday


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler


Write a review 5
from 17 traveler reviews
$950 to $1400 a week
Half of the rental cost is required to book the rental.  A check of $200 for a security deposit and a check for the remaining half of the rental fee is due upon arrival.

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Halibut Point, Captain Carlos, Rocky Neck Rest.
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Gloucester or Rockport
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 128
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Charlie's Place
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Good Harbor Beach

Car: Recommended

We are in the Brier Neck neighborhood of lovely historical Cape Ann (30 miles north of Boston), the perfect summer vacation destination offering an incredible array of activities including sport fishing, whale watching, biking, hiking, and surfing, and birdwatching to name a few. Enjoy music festivals and live theater including shows at the new Shalin Liu Performance Center, Take in the various art and historical museums and the maritime museums, the Rocky Neck Art Colony, historic homes and antiques shops. Drive the scenic rocky coastline to see breathtaking ocean views and beautiful beaches. Dine on delicious fresh seafood and ethnic cuisine in fine restaurants and casual seaside atmospheres. Visit historic sites such as Hammond Castle, any of 6 lighthouses or the granite quarries from days of old. Perhaps you will love sunbathing, swimming or walking on the most beautiful beaches, especially Good Harbor Beach with its fine white sand which is just a short walk down the street.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/26/2015

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  • View of the house from the water.

    View of the house from the water.

  • View of Salt Island from the private patio.

    View of Salt Island from the private patio.

  • The open living area with sliding glass door leading to the patio.

    The open living area with sliding glass door leading to the patio.

  • Coastal view.

    Coastal view.

VRBO #366538

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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Member since: 2011
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  • Calendar last updated 08/26/2015